Last week was a tough week for journalism: In just the two least-publicized news stories, veteran reporter Bob Simon was killed in a car crash in Manhattan and New York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from lung cancer.
The Colbert Report
In an internal poll we conduct among editors and contributors, Stephen Colbert was nominated as NCR's person of the year for 2014. He almost made it.
NCR Today: The news that practicing Catholic Stephen Colbert will take over "Late Show" has me curious if Colbert will be able to be his prophetic self.